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Arte de la lengua zapoteca


Published 1730
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Leonardo Levanto, a Dominican priest, published Cathecismo de la doctrina christiana, en lengua zaapoteca [sic], first printed in Puebla de los Angeles in 1766. In this work, however, all licenses were dated 1732. In addition to this, Viñaza no. 296 lists an Oaxaca 1732 edition but Medina questions its existence

Additional attribution to Leonardo Levanto comes from the Zapotec scholar Andrés Henestrosa. Father Levanto was a provincial of his order at Antequera [i.e. Oaxaca] in Zapotec territory from ca. 1730 to 1740, and later a provincial of Puebla de los Angeles

Includes a grammar of the language and various religious texts in the Zapotec language

John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full worn, mottled calf

Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: Dr. Nicolás León: bookplate on front pastedown


Publisher [Oaxaca, Mexico? : s.n.]
Pages 208
Language Spanish; Zapotec
Call number b5693502
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

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